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this morning on "world news now," donald trump firing back and with kindness, sharing some positive testimonials about his real estate business lightning rod trump university. as president obama calls trump out by name with some tough criticism. >> we have new details on the terrifying lockdown at ucla. tens of thousands of students holed up as someone gunned down a professor. hear the latest on the investigation just ahead. >> and new this half hour, a neighborhood rocked by a home explosion. >> the sudden and fiery burst caused by an invis danger becoming too common across the country. and why neighbors may have been able to prevent the blast. >> and the relationship that was seemingly made in music heaven has hit a sour note. taylor swift, calvin harris calling it quits after a whirlwind 15-month romance. so what happened?
skinny." it is thursday, june 2nd. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >> . >> good morning, i'm diane macedo. >> and i'm kendis gibson. thank you for being with us here on this thursday. let's get started with donald trump under fire as scathing new details emerge about his defunct school. >> newly unsealed court documents allege trump university used high pressure sales tactics and encouraged students to max out credit cards to pay for classes. abc's tom llamas has the latest. >> reporter: donald trump in damage control. insisting trump university delivered on its promise to help students succeed. a promise he made himself in this trump u video. >> at trump university, we teach success. that's what it's all about. success. it's going to happen to you. >> reporter: but now, by court order, we're getting a glimpse into a trump university employee playbook, revealing hard-sell tactics used to get prospect
students to pay tens of thousands of dollars for trump's real estate course. staffers told, quote, "money is never a reason for not enrolling in trump university. if they really believe in you and your product, they will find the money." >> action is what trump university is all about. >> reporter: the playbook shows people were instructed to tell students, "this is not something we offer to just anyone." and, "you know who my boss is, right?" ♪ money >> reporter: how much did it all cost? up to $35,000. included in that, students got an unaccredited real estate course, involving a series of retreats, mentorship sessions with instructors, an online curriculum and access to a list of properties that were being foreclosed. and paper certificates of accomplishment like these. if they couldn't afford it, one former trump university employee testified, sales people told students, "it's okay. just max out your credit card." the playbook also recommending salesmen tell students that
situation, they can benefit from the course, saying, quote, "see how you might borrow from your own retirement account to finance real estate investments." >> it was clearly a way just to separate people who were desperate to make money during hard economic times from their own cash and to get it into the pockets of mr. trump and his cronies. >> reporter: donald trump, now the focus of three separate lawsuits claiming trump university was a fraud. but the billionaire fighting back, blasting the judge who released those records. >> i have a judge who is a hater of donald trump. a hater. he's a hater. >> reporter: and team trump providing us with this video. glowing tributes with former students. >> the courses that i took were outstanding. >> amazing learning experience. >> we never felt pressured to do anything that we didn't want to do. >> reporter: but trump's aides refusing to answer any of our questions about trump university and that employee playbook. and donald trump dealing with another problem, the pga tour moving one of its biggest competitions from the trump
doral resort in miami to mexico city. the pga says this had nothing to do with politics. this was just about securing a sponsor at the trump resort. trump calling this a sad day for miami, the u.s. and the game of golf. and about mexico city, saying i hope they have kidnapping insurance. tom llamas, abc news, san francisco >> hillary clinton seized on the trump university controversy during a campaign stop in new jersey. in one of her sharpest attacks yet, clinton called trump a fraud and accused him of trying to scam america. clinton will continue to hammer donald trump today as she delivers a national security speech in san diego. she's expected to outline why she believes trump is fundamentally unfit to be president and why he's a threat to national security. >> president obama is also ripping into donald trump calling his immigration plan a fantasy. during remarks in indiana on the economy, the president said trump would return the country to the depths of the financial crisis and he warned that trump's proposals would help billionaires, not the working class. in a pbs interview, th
president said trump's message is similar to what we've been hearing from the gop for decades. >> i think trump is a more colorful character than some of the other republican elected officials. but a lot of the story that he's telling is entirely consistent with what folks have been saying about me or the general story they've been telling about the economy for the last 7 1/2, the last 10, the last 20, the last 30 years. >> when asked why he generally avoids mentioning trump by name, the president said the presumptive republican nominee seems to do a good job of mentioning his own name. so he'll let him do his own advertising. >> classes are expected to resume today at ucla except in the engineering department, the scene of what was a shocking murder/suicide that triggered a campus wide lockdown. hundreds of heavily armed police officer converged on the campus going building by building looking for suspects and possible victims. students barricaded themselves behind doors using anything they
could find to secure those doors that would not lock. it was all over in two hours, leaving everyone on campus stunned. >> it's so surprising, you know, you wouldn't expect something like this here. you see it every day on the news and you just see it in different places. so it's so horrific. >> we are learning this morning the victim identified as william klug, a mechanical engineering professor and married father of two. colleagues say he was kind and patient, adding there was no indication that he had any conflicts with anyone. an indiana man is facing multiple charges after prosecutors say he went on a four-day killing spree. jonathan cruz is accused of gunning down and robbing three men. at least one witness describes the rampage as violent as the movie "the purge" in which all crime becomes legal for one night a year. the crimes he's charged with definitely illegal. new developmentsn
signals from one of the black boxes have been detected. they were picked up by a french ship searching the area. the next step is to send a robot to the seafloor to investigate. the egyptair flight disappeared from radar two weeks ago. killing everyone on board. >> there is new fallout to tell you about from the sex assault scandal at baylor university. ken starr is now stepping down as chancellor. but he will continue to teach classes at the law school. starr says he didn't know about the allegations of sexual assault involving members of the football program until media reports first surfaced in 2015 . during a players trial. but starr accepts responsibility saying the captain goes down with the ship. a bus crash in houston has injured dozens of people. the city bus and a pickup truck collided near an interstate ramp. abc's david kerley has the details. >> reporter: the houston city bus, crushed, slamming into a sign pole. the driver trapped. a chaotic scene for first responders. >> there i
involved. >> reporter: nearly everyone on that bus was hurt. >> bodies is going everywhere. >> reporter: some passengers say they saw that black pickup truck run a stop sign and crash into the bus. then, the powerful impact of the bus into the pole. severely bending the structure. >> it felt like a bomb blast, so, i already knew right then and there, you know, try to get people out as best you can. >> reporter: 32 people were hurt, 28 of them taken to a hospital. >> i can't move my arm, my leg, i got a big old gash on my head. >> reporter: the driver of the bus had to be extricated by rescue crews. that driver was one of those taken to the hospital. the crash was so severe, that one of the passengers is in critical condition. david kerley, abc news, new york. >> and we have new details on another bus related incident, this time in a suburb of seattle. it took place on a school bus on a lot day back in april. the driver refused to allow the young students to open the windows to get some air and for one student, it was just too much. >> bus driver. amaya passed
>> it's so hot. >> fan her. >> why can't we just open the windows? >> because the alarms will go off! >> at one point, the driver is heard saying i don't care after a child complained. since that incident, the driver has been fired at the bus company. okay. so the big game in oakland, california, tonight is game one of the nba finals between the warriors and the cleveland cavaliers but on tuesday night, the big game in oakland was between the a's and the twins. >> and it's fair to say that thing got a little crazy. so first this. a foul ball lands right behind the dugout. eventually one guy trying to get to that ball, he emerges with the ball in his hand. and for whatever reason, he throws the other guy's hat onto the field. >> okay. >> look at that. >> whoa, hey, buddy. >> see you. >> what are we censoring? bottom of the same inning, another foul ball, opposite side. two guys go behind the tarp for it. the guy with the plaid shirt gets the ball, but
comes out with his beer. >> hey. >> everyone wins. >> he's going in for that consolation prize. >> i was in the locker room yesterday and some guys were talking about it. they're like, a baseball costs you what, a couple bucks? >> i love it's the guy with the beer who got all the cheers. the guy holding the ball is standing next to him looking very confused. >> they were upset by the zachary lenl of trying to risk a $10 can of beer for a baseball that you can just buy for a couple bucks. >> maybe he had the right play after all. coming up, the invisible and deadly danger that could be lurking in your home. it triggered this home explosion in houston, texas. what you need to know about gas leaks to keep your family safe. >> and what ryan gosling is now saying about women. why it's turning him into a really nice guy. >> first here's a look at today's forecast. >> announcer: "world news now" weather, brought to you by lysol. >> announcer: "world news now" weather,
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plenty of animals are struggling with the floodwaters that have overtaken large parts of southeast texas. many of these cows were able to get to higher ground, but some were lost. there's good news about a large group of horses that crowded around a house to stay safe. they've been rounded up and brought to safety. flooding is expected to get worse over the next few days can you believe it? because of a new round of rain and storms coming through that area. in houston, a house reduced to smoldering rubble and four people are in the hospital after a massive explosion. >> authorities say the blast was triggered by a gas leak. here's abc's steve osunsami. >> reporter: the gas explosion was so large, you could see the
from miles away. >> the house was blazing. >> reporter: neighbors say the sound was deafening. a giant boom as they were getting ready for work. >> what is suspected right now is this was actually a gas leak. >> reporter: the four people who were home are hospitalized with painful burns. the youngest, just 19. >> according to our medical authority, about 40% of their bodies, significant second, possibly even some third degree burns were visible. >> reporter: using natural gas is as safe as can be, until there's a leak. experts say when 5% to 15% of the air in a home becomes saturated with gas, an explosion becomes possible. at this powerful gas explosion caught on camera in new jersey last year, neighbors could smell the leaking gas about an hour and a half before the house blew. 15 people were hurt. here's an easy way to check for leaks. this is a spray bottle filled with soapy water. and if you spray it against your gas line and you see any bubbles start to grow or move, it's time to call for help. steve osunsami, abc news, atlanta. >> that's a great idea.
suspect there's a gas leak, do not call the authorities from inside the house. leave immediately. >> don't do anything having to do with electricity. even the tiniest little spark can make the whole thing go off. when we welcome back, taylor swift calls it quits with calvin harris. so what went wrong? >> what ryan gosling is saying this morning about all women. "the skinny" is next. >> announcer: "world news now" continues after this from our
♪ skinn ♪ skinny, so skinny i like the new lines. very nice. >> the letters are a little more skinny. >> yeah, they are. >> it makes sense now. time now for "the skinny" starting with yet another celebrity breakup. >> apparently taylor swift and calvin harris want to kick off the summer with clean slates. the match seemingly made in musical heaven has finally hit a sour note after just 15 months of dating. >> yeah. so their whirlwind romance playing out on red carpets, award shows and exclusive venues around the world and, of course, being millennials, on social media. >> the thing is they were really looking serious, especially over the holidays when harris spent some time with t. swift's family. >> so what happened? a source tells "people" magazine their demanding schedules have been keeping them apart. that source also says however
"there was no drama, no one cheated. things just don't work out sometimes." >> you know what often happens when that's the case, they get back together. >> no, that's not going to happen. >> no? you don't think so? >> there was no bad blood. she's hoping to shake it off. going to start with a blank space now for the summer. >> bravo. >> i'm reading these off. >> so ryan gosling is now proving just how nice of a guy he is. >> so the nice guy's actor. >> see what i did there? >> i liked it -- appears on the cover of britain's "evening standard" magazine. he opened up about females and why he'll never lose touch with his feminine side >> gosling is quoted as saying, i think women are better than men. they're stronger and more evolved. >> all right. and when asked what percentage of woman he would claim himself to be. >> why are you laughing? >> it just sounded like a guy who's in a relationship would
he said depending on the day, between 47 and 49%. just enough apparently to still claim to be male. >> gosling also appeared to drop a political hypothetical saying i think america needs a woman's touch. adding i've always liked women more. they make me better. >> do you agree, kendis. >> i would agree. on an unrelated note, he's canadian. but women make us all better. yes, of course. thank you. >> you're welcome. >> back on this -- every guy knows what game i was playing there. back on this side of the pond you might say but far south of the border gisele bundchen has finally joined snapchat. >> the super model, mother of two and wife of tom brady announced her debut on instagram with a stunning makeup-free allegedly selfie for the magenta hud filter and a virtual crown of flowers. >> she then shared a video snapshot from her home country of brazil.
>> what did she say? >> see where i am in the amazon. look at this right here. >> aren't you fancy? bundchen captured herself drinking milk from a fresh coconut. >> that looks good. you know who else joined snapchat? this girl. >> nice. we have to check out the story. >> however, i have no idea how to use it yet. still to come. >> baby steps. >> and to another super model and some real estate frustration. >> so after languishing on the market for eight months, tyra banks dropped the price of her beverly hills home by more than $1 million to $6.5 million. banks tells "the wall street journal" that the decision to leave the 6,000 square foot spanish colonial was a difficult one after spending more than $2 million upgrading and renovating it. >> she welcomed a new son and is upgrading to a home in malibu. i guess the 6,000 square feet wasn't big fluff. >> what's your snapchat name?
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making news in america this morning, campus chaos. a deadly sheeting at ucla, students checked one by one after running for safety. >> everyone, everyone run, clear the area. >> the dramatic witness accounts and new details overnight about the professor who was killed. it's a golden state showdown. hillary clinton's slim lead days before the california primary. plus, donald trump on the defense after new documents released about trump university. we're live with the latest. rescue at sea. schoolchildren on a field trip saved from that vessel as it was going down. and the nba finals are gearing up for game one. steph curry's surprising admission about how he gets around the bay area.